Town of East Fremantle

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This article is about the local government area. For the suburb, see East Fremantle, Western Australia.
Town of East Fremantle
Western Australia
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Population 7,579 (2012 est)[1]
 • Density 2,440/km2 (6,330/sq mi)
Established 1897
Area 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Mayor Alan Ferris
Council seat East Fremantle
Region South Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s) Fremantle
Federal Division(s) Fremantle
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Website www.eastfremantle.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Town of East Fremantle:
Mosman Park
Fremantle Town of East Fremantle Melville
Fremantle

The Town of East Fremantle is a local government area in the southern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, located immediately northeast of the port city of Fremantle and about 17 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Perth's central business district. The Town covers an area of 3.1 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi), maintains 46 km of roads and has a population of 6,930 (2011).

History[edit]

In 1897, the East Fremantle Municipality was gazetted. On 1 July 1961, it became a town following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The town has been divided into four wards, each electing two councillors. Each councillor serves a four-year term, and half-elections are held every two years. The mayor is directly elected.

  • Preston Point Ward
  • Richmond Ward
  • Plympton Ward
  • Woodside Ward

Suburbs[edit]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1911 3,017
1921 4,423
1933 5,118
1947 6,197
1954 6,372
1961 6,542
1966 6,908
1971 7,325
1976 6,452
1981 6,169
1986 5,678
1991 6,398
1996 6,188
2001 6,327
2006 6,697
2011 6,930

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 August 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°02′17″S 115°46′05″E / 32.038°S 115.768°E / -32.038; 115.768